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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, will host an "All Hands" meeting for members of the Joint Staff on Thursday, Feb. 28th at 3:15 p.m. in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room  BH 650.  Media are invited to cover the event.  Interested media should contact the Joint Staff Public Affairs Office, (703) 697-4272 (Ms. Jennifer Reed) for more information and to RSVP for the event.

Secretary of the Army Preston M. “Pete” Geren III and Chief of Staff, Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on fiscal year 2009 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of the Army at 10m a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Department of the Navy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2009 and the Future Years Defense Program at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Undersecretary of Defense for Health Affairs S. Ward Casscells, Surgeon General/Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, Chief of the Navy Medical Corps Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson, Jr., Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. James Roudebush testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on the Defense Health Program at 10 a.m. EST in room H-140, The Capitol.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment Wayne Amy,  Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations and Housing David Reed, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Installations and Environment B.J. Penn and Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Installations, Environment and Logistics William C. Anderson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2009 National Defense Authorization Budget Request on military construction at 1 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, Chief of the National Guard , Lt. Gen. Clyde Vaughn, Vice Chief, Army National Guard, Lt. Gen. Craig McKinley, Vice Chief, Air National Guard, Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, Chief of the Army Reserve, Vice Adm. John Cotton, Chief Navy Reserve, Lt. Gen. John Bergman, Commander, Marine Forces Reserve and Lt. Gen. John Bradley, Chief of the Air Force Reserve testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on National Guard and Reserve Issues at 1:30 p.m. EST H-140, The Capitol.



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